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Q: What are finches on the Galapagos island were similar in form except for variations of their beaks Darwin observed that these variations were useful for?
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How are the finches on galapagos island similar?

They're birds of the Galapagos Island


Are finches in Galapagos islands similar?

No, evolution has created different species of finches on the Galapagos Islands. There are 15 different species that are found on the Galapagos islands.


What did Darwin observe about the finches on the Galapagos's islands?

That the finches were similar to the ones on the mainland, but had adapted to the island environment.


What did the grants learn about mate choices from the Galapagos finches?

That finches prefer mates with beaks similar in size to their own.


What did the Grants learn about mate choice from the Galapagos finches?

That finches prefer mates with beaks similar in size to their own.


What did Charles Darwin observe about finches on the galapagos islands?

That the finches were similar to the ones on the mainland, but had adapted to the island environment.


The observation by Darwin that finches belonging to different species on the Galapagos Islands have many similar physical characteristics supports the conclusion that these finches?

originated from a common ancestor


What did Darwin infer from his observations of organisms in south America and the Galapagos's islands?

All the species of finches on the Galapagos Islands appear morphologically very similar, varying mostly in terms of beak size and behavior; they all look very much like a species of finch from the mainland of South America. This suggests that all the finches on the Galapagos are descended from one original colonist species that went through an adaptive radiation. Because of the small, isolated environment of the Galapagos, the finches have become the topic of extensive study into natural selection. The studies that have been conducted on the finches show strong selection for larger beaks during droughts. These data show that climatic changes can have profound effects on the morphology of a species and potentially lead to the formation of new species. When Darwin visited the Galapagos, he observed and collected some of the finch species, believing that they represented a very diverse set of birds that were not closely related. Their significance was not recognized until later, when ornithologist John Gould pointed out that the birds were all closely related finches (Desmond and Moore 1991). But because Darwin originally collected some of the specimens and because the finches showed so much evidence for evolution and natural selection, they have been dubbed "Darwin's finches." This has led many people to conclude (mistakenly) that Darwin's theory of evolution was specifically inspired by the finches The zoologist Thomas Bell showed that the Galápagos tortoises were native to the islands. By mid-March, Darwin was convinced that creatures arriving in the islands had become altered in some way to form new species on the different islands, and investigated transmutation while noting his speculations in his "Red Notebook" which he had begun on the Beagle. In mid-July, he began his secret "B" notebook on transmutation


What animals did Darwin did discover?

tortiose and finch.(Galapagos Islands


What evidence of evolution did darwin present to the world?

Charles Darwin visited Galapagos Island during his famous voyage around the world. He did research on finches and the Galapagos Giant Tortoises during his stay there. He found that these animals have developed themselves according to their habitat. The tortoises living in the surroundings where food was available at low height had round carapace while those who lived in the surroundings where food available at high height had saddle back carapace. Similar with the finches, It was sound that there was difference in the same species of animals at all the seven islands at Galapagos. This observations made by Charles Darwin lead him to came up with the Theory of evolution.


How are turtles on the galapagos islands similar?

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How did Darwin explain Galapagos species had different adaptations than similar south American species?

Darwin explained why Galapagos species had different adaptations than similar South American species with Evolution.